December 16, 1997
G LAGUNA HILLS SR. For three years, Hick has been the cornerstone of an offensive line that is responsible for helping Michael Jones become the county's all-time leading rusher. Laguna Hills Coach Steve Bresnahan called Hick (6-1, 230) his smartest and most consistent offensive lineman.
November 10, 1989 |
Laguna Hills High School's football team qualified for a playoff spot by defeating Laguna Beach, 27-12, in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday night, but Laguna Hills Coach Steve Bresnahan was less than thrilled with the victory. Bresnahan was angry because his team was penalized 10 times for 110 yards. Laguna Hills improved to 5-5 and finished third with a 3-2 league record. Laguna Beach dropped to 1-9 and 1-4, fifth in the league.
October 3, 1991 |
Marty Spaulding, former offensive and defensive line coach at El Toro, is slowly adjusting to life at Laguna Hills. Spaulding, one of four finalists for the head coaching position at El Toro this year, moved to Laguna Hills High this fall. He teaches science, coaches the linemen and is an academic adviser to athletes. "There sure are some fine, respectable kids in this school," Spaulding said. "That's the good news." The bad news? "Well . . . the football team," he said.
September 12, 1996 |
No. 8 Laguna Hills (0-0) vs. Sonora (0-0), La Habra HS, 7 p.m. Now in its third year, this matchup is becoming one of the better county rivalries. The teams split the first two meetings, with Sonora handing Laguna Hills its only regular-season loss last year, 39-28. For the Raiders, the mission is clear: Stop junior running back Michael Jones, who rushed for 243 yards against them and 2,350 for the 1995 season.
March 19, 1985 |
Jim Barnett, football coach at Long Beach Poly High School since 1980, will be named the coach at Trabuco Hills High, a new school in Mission Viejo. Trabuco Hills Principal Bill Brand had narrowed his list of candidates to two--Barnett and Cal State Long Beach assistant Steve Bresnahan--last week. Over the weekend, he made a recommendation to the school board, which will vote on Brand's selection next Monday night.